Chair instruction

First of all, many thanks for your commitment to moderate a session during Combined 61st NOF Congress and NOV Jaarcongres 2024. Your contribution as chair is important to ensure a smooth session with a lively discussion. Below, you will find some notes and instructions.


  • We kindly ask you to arrive in the meeting room 10 minutes before the start of the session.
  • Technical assistance is available in the meeting room.
  • Prepare yourself regarding the speakers ( background and specialization) and their presentations. See the conference website for more background information on the various speakers.
  • Please keep the speaking time, allowing for 3-5 min discussion per speaker. The program will have the start and end times for each speaker.
  • Industry exhibition will take place during the conference. Mention that visiting their booths during the breaks is appreciated and of interest.
  • The speaker slide room is allocated in the Veder room

Q&A during presentations

  • Questions from the audience watching via the live stream will come via the tables at your desk. Please repeat this question via your microphone.
  • Questions from the audience in the room will be asked via a microphone in the room. There will be microphone stands set up in the room.
  • Should there be no questions from the audience, think of at least two questions for each speaker to ask for discussion of the topic.